Two Thanksgiving Favorites {Vidalia Onion Dip + Caramel Apple Pie}

My mother and mother in law prepare most everything on the table for our Thanksgiving feasts. This year I only needed to bring an appetizer and dessert for Honey’s side of the family and set the table for mine. :-) I thought I’d share two favorite “comfort food” recipes that I’ve made for almost twenty… Read More

Sweets & Treats {Brownie Bowl Sundaes}

I’m going to start this post with two notes. First, the brownie bowl pan was a complete impulse buy for which I have no regrets. :-) Second, as I’ve gotten older and had to work harder at staying healthy and keeping my family healthy, a dessert has to be worth it for me to make… Read More

Cooking Class {Madeleines from Scratch}

Bestie M and I attended our first Williams-Sonoma in-store cooking class a couple of weeks ago and had THE best time! It was a lot of fun and we learned to make something we had neither tried previously: French madeleines. Madeleines are shell-shaped sponge cakes that are eaten like a cookie. The recipe our instructor… Read More

Now Serving {Mickey Ice Cream}

I scream! You Scream! We all scream for MICKEY ice cream! At long last, my grocery store finally carries the Mickey ice cream bars. They are just like you get in the parks!! You know… absolutely delicious and outrageously expensive. :-) While most snacks here these days consist of fruits, veggies, hummus, etc., sometimes there’s… Read More

Sunday Supper {Lemon Pie on the Last Night of Summer}

Keeping with tradition, I let the boys agree on what they wanted for their last supper of summer before school starts. They immediately agreed on steaks on the grill, baked potatoes and roasted brussels sprouts. (Could they be more predictable little men?!) The Magnolia Table Lemon Pie seemed like the perfect summer dessert and a… Read More